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Short Course
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Engineering Strategic and Construction Project Management
This Short Course will address an existing need within the engineering, building and construction environment. The engineering and construction industry within the public sector are in needs of skilled and qualified individuals with appropriate Strategic and Construction Project Management knowledge. The short course will be presented on NQF level 8. The offering of this short course will address an existing market gap in basic strategic and construction project management within the subject field of engineering

Purpose of the course:

This short course aims to equip persons with basic skills in Strategic and Construction Project Management within the built environment.

Admission requirements:

Admission requirements: 
B Tech or Diploma in Engineering NQF Level 6 or 7 (NQF 5 with at least 5 year working experience in infrastructure system operation and maintenance)
Learning assumed to be in place: 
NQF level 5, 6 or 7 as indicated in admission requirements

Course outcomes and assessment criteria :

Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria: 

Study Unit

Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

  After completion of this course, participants will: Participant will be assessed on the following criteria:
 
 
 
  • demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding at the forefront of strategic and construction project management within the engineering and construction environment;
  • demonstrate the ability of understanding and apply of the concepts underpinning strategic and construction project management;
  • select, evaluate and apply appropriate strategic management principles in terms of elementary action plans.
  • develop basic project management work breakdown schedules.
  • explain and discuss strategic and project management theory in strategic and project management.
  • explain and apply knowledge of strategic and project management practices.
  • demonstrate integrated knowledge of elementary project management schedules.
  • effectively apply principles of technical knowledge of strategic options within the engineering and built environment.
  • demonstrate integrated knowledge and effective application of underlying intervention strategies within the engineering and construction management theory and practice.
  • demonstrate conclusive written and verbal reporting in terms strategic construction project management
 
  • critically discuss the need and application of strategic and construction project management principles in the engineering and construction within the private and/or public sector;
  • apply strategic and project management theory and principles in engineering and construction projects as a management tool.
  • analyse progress in construction projects and to influence the project cycle in terms of intervention to attain project delivery goals, objectives and programmes.
  • identify progress in attaining the project management cycle.
  • optimise and enhancing teamwork, project progress and resource management.
  • apply basic knowledge in strategic and construction project management principles in engineering and construction projects.
  • understand the basic knowledge of the theory, of project management; design standards, technology, project costs and time schedules in project management.
  • explain and report on the content of reports, conclusions and recommendations to management, contractors and clients;
  • compile a technical project management reports and alternative strategic options.
  • formulation of and management project management intervention strategies inclusive of procedures, priorities and costs.
  • explain impact of reports and implications to management, professionals and contractors
     

 

Assessment: 
Formative and Summative
Method of assessment: 
• Tests during contact sessions: 25% • Focussed class Assignments: 15% • Practical assignment: 60%

Additional information

Mode of delivery: 
Mixed
Target group: 
Public sector and Private Sector staff providing services to the Public Sector
Contact us
Name: 
UCE
E-mail: 
Telephone number: 
018 285 2821